Enjoy the same great taste and crispy texture of one your favorite classics in this CHICKEN PARMESAN CASSEROLE RECIPE!
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Chicken Parmesan Casserole Recipe

Enjoy the same great taste and crispy texture of one your favorite classics in this Chicken Parmesan Casserole.
Course Main Dish
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 28 minutes
Total Time 38 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 401kcal
Author Garnish & Glaze

Ingredients

  • 12 ounces penne pasta
  • 2 large chicken breasts cooked and shredded into pieces (about 3 cups)
  • 25 ounce jar Italian red sauce
  • 12 ounces fresh Mozzarella thinly sliced into 16 slices
  • 3/4 cup Panko crumbs
  • 3/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese
  • Fresh basil

Instructions

  • Cook pasta according to package until al dente. Drain and place back in the pot.
  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F and grease a 9x13 inch casserole dish.
  • Mix the sauce and chicken in with the noodles. Until evenly coated.
  • Spread half the mix into the bottom of the casserole dish. Layer on 8 slices of cheese followed by the remaining pasta.
  • Mix the Panko crumbs and Parmesan together and sprinkle on top of the pasta. Bake for 15 minutes until crumbs are browned. Remove from oven, top with the 8 remaining mozzarella slices and pop back in the oven for 2-3 minutes until melted. Sprinkle with sliced basil and serve.

Notes

Panko Bread Crumbs are typically used in Japanese cooking. If you are not located in your store by the regular <g class="gr_ gr_65 gr-alert gr_spell gr_run_anim ContextualSpelling ins-del" id="65" data-gr-id="65">bread crumbs</g> you can find them in the international aisle.

Nutrition

Calories: 401kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 950mg | Potassium: 547mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 760IU | Vitamin C: 6.5mg | Calcium: 351mg | Iron: 2.1mg